Rob Burrow’s spouse and kids lay flowers at Headingley in teary tribute to icon | Rugby | Sport

Rob Burrow’s spouse Lindsey and their three kids laid flowers exterior Headingley Stadium following the demise of the Rugby League legend.

Burrow – who was identified with motor neurone illness in 2019 – handed away in hospital on Sunday.

It sparked an outpouring of emotion from the Rugby League neighborhood and past, with a sea of flowers, shirts, flags and different objects left exterior Headingley in tribute.

And on Tuesday night, Lindsey, together with the couple’s three kids, spent half-hour taking within the scene and studying the messages left for the previous Leeds Rhinos’ ace.

Lindsey was seen combating again the tears, together with her kids, who had been all nonetheless of their faculty uniforms, laying down their very own bouquet of flowers.

The household shared a heat embrace earlier than heading off, with Burrow’s two daughters seen consoling mum Lindsey.

It comes amid what has been an emotional week for the Burrow household following Rob’s demise.

Simply hours after Burrow’s passing was introduced, his household confirmed plans to start out constructing a £6million MND care centre named after him.

Whereas in Burrow’s ultimate message earlier than his demise, the 41-year-old urged folks to benefit from their lives.

Talking in a specially-recorded for the BBC’s There’s Solely One Rob Burrow documentary, he stated: “I hope someday we discover a treatment and stay in a world freed from MND. By the point that you just watch this I’ll not be right here.

“I’m only a lad from Yorkshire who received to stay out his dream of enjoying rugby league.

“I hope I’ve left a mark on the illness. I hope it exhibits to stay within the second. I hope you discover inspiration from the entire story.

“My ultimate message to you is no matter your private battle be courageous and face it. Each single day is valuable. Do not waste a second. In a world stuffed with adversity, we should nonetheless dare to dream.

“Rob Burrow, over and out.”

Burrow spent 17 years at Leeds Rhinos and loved a trophy-laden spell as an expert.

Throughout his illustrious profession, Burrow gained eight Tremendous League Grand Remaining wins, three World Membership Challenges and two Problem Cups.

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